Occasionally businesses stamped the obsolete notes as a form of advertising
The back of the $20 Jonesboro branch of the Bank of East Tennessee G-356
is displayed. This is the same note as the
$20 G-126 except Jonesboro versus Chattanooga is written in as the
branch name. The plain back has been stamped with the name of a gentlemen'
clothing store in Louisville, KY.
$20 back with Stamp - Jonesboro Bank of East Tennessee G-356
Tom Carson collection
An advertising stamp on the front of a $2 Chattanooga branch Bank
of East Tennessee G-119 is displayed. The stamp reads J. W. & J. C.
Cochran / Wholesale / Dry Goods / Main St. / Lexington, KY. Higgins
Cochran & Co. is listed as a dry goods merchant at 13 W Main St. in the
1838-9 directory of the Lexington, KY. J. W. Cochran is listed as an insurance
agent in 1859-60 City Directory, Lexington, Kentucky BUSINESS MIRROR.
In the City Directory he is listed as COCHRAN JAS. W. General Insurance
Agent, n s Main b Mill and Cheapside, h n s High b Mulberry and Rose.
The next person in the listing is COCHRAN JOHN C. Deputy sheriff, office
Court House Yard, h w end of 6th
$2 face with Stamp - Chattanooga Bank of East Tennessee G-119
Randy Shipley collection